Robert Shimell is a Portfolio Manager on the Diversified Alternatives Team at Janus Henderson Investors. He is responsible for the team’s commodity strategies. Prior to joining the firm in 2023, Robert was with Blackrock from 2009 until 2022, first as head of global commodities until 2018 and then as head of institutional portfolio management, EMEA. Before Blackrock, he held roles at Barclays Global Investors from 2004, first as an index equity portfolio manager until 2006 and then as head of global commodities.
Robert received a first class BSc degree in construction project management from University College London and an MSc in international securities, investment and banking from the ICMA Centre, graduating with distinction. He has 18 years of financial industry experience.